WATCH: Local news coverage slams legislature’s “bad for students” spending plan

Since the FL State Legislature passed their devastating budget last week, local news coverage from throughout the state has slammed lawmakers’ “lack of respect for K-12 education”:
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Editorial boards, transparency advocates, parents, educators and opinion leaders across the state agree:

NWF Daily News: Veto state budget, education bill

Miami Herald: Florida’s lawmakers stiff public schools with struggling students

Orlando Sentinel: Rick Scott, kill this bad school bill

Sun Sentinel: Rick Scott should veto this deplorable budget

News Service of Florida: Critics call for veto of massive Florida education bill

Florida Politics: ‘Lack of transparency’ causes calls for Rick Scott budget veto 

The Florida Times-Union: Duval school leaders say education bill will decimate schools; want Scott veto

The Daytona Beach News-Journal: Volusia County superintendent: Florida budget deserves veto

The Ledger: Polk County School District officials urge veto on ‘hurtful’ state budget